HAMBURG, 19 November 2018: Vietnam Airlines celebrated delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines. Vietnam Airlines is leasing the aircraft from Aviation Capital Group (ACG). The delivery was celebrated at a ceremony at the...
SINGAPORE, 15 November 2018: President and CEO of Vietjet, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, has been honoured with the “Woman Entrepreneur of Vietnam’ and “Woman Entrepreneur of ASEAN” awards at the annual ASEAN Business Awards 2018 in Singapore. Presented by the...
HANOI, 14 November 2018: Travelife, an international agency that certifies sustainable tourism endeavours, has awarded Asian Trails Vietnam partner status. Travelife manager for tour operators, Naut Kusters, handed the certificate to Asian Trails’ Vietnam managing director, Thuy Tien, during the...

Bamboo readies to fly

HANOI, 14 November 2018: Vietnam's newest carrier Bamboo Airways has been granted a licence to fly, officials and the airline said, paving the way for its inaugural flight in a region crowded with competitors. Run by one of the country's...
HANOI, 9 November 2018: Keen to show it can host mega events, Vietnam has snapped up an opportunity to host a Formula 1 grand prix for the first time in April 2020. Vietnam has signed a 10-year deal to stage...
HANOI, 9 November 2018: International visitors to Vietnam during October registered 1,205,157 arrivals up 17.6% when compared with the same month in 2017. However, when compared with the performance in September tourist arrivals suffered a slight decline of 0.6%. October’s performance...
HANOI, 9 November 2018: Formula One's mixed history in Asia shows that Vietnam will need to steer clear of the problems that plagued other races when it joins the circuit in 2020, experts say. The fast-growing, communist country will be...
HALONG BAY, Vietnam 9 November 2028: A new Vietnamese cruise operator Lion Asia will launch the first of two ‘President Cruises’ ships on the already crowded waters of Halong Bay, 12 November. A second vessel will take to the water...

Vietnam extends eVisa

HANOI, 9 November 2018: Vietnam has extended its eVisa project for another two years. The pilot was launched in 2017 and was due to expire in February 2019. Nationals from 40 countries, including China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, the...
PHU QUOC, 5 November 2018: AirAsia became the first airline to connect Malaysia to Phu Quoc island in Vietnam following the inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur last Friday. AirAsia Flight AK545, using an Airbus A320, departed Kuala Lumpur International Airport...